Found February 27, 2012 on
North Side Notch:
A.J. Burnett continues to make a good impression.
When Burnett was traded to the Pirates, the #34 jersey number belonged to reliever Daniel McCutchen. For compensation for trading Burnett the jersey number, Burnett is setting up a college fund for McCutchen’s soon-to-be-born daughter (she is due in May).
AJ wrote a check 2 College America 529 4 a college fund for my soon to be born daughter in Exchange for #34. Starting that investment early
— Daniel McCutchen (@DanielMcCutchen) February 27, 2012
BEST OF MAXIM
Pittsburgh Pirates righthander A.J. Burnett was scheduled to fly back to Pittsburgh on Wednesday night after he was struck in the eye by a ball during a bunting drill.
BUrnett, who was acquired from the New York Yankees in a trade earlier this month, was hit in the right temple as he attempted to bunt.
He was attended to by a team trainer before walking off the field holding a...
Asked by a magazine writer to describe himself, heat-throwing A.J. Burnett once said: "Bloodthirsty at least, I pitch that way sometimes."
Pirates starter A.J. Burnett was scheduled to return to Pittsburgh Wednesday night after fouling a ball off his right eye during a bunting competition Wednesday morning, the team announced.
During the bunting competition at Pirate City today, newly acquired right-hander A.J. Burnett fouled a ball off his face. Burnett was checked out by the training staff and when exiting the field, Burnett joked, “this isn’t over yet.”
Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle wasn’t on the field during the bunting competition to see what happened, but a trainer told me he was fine.
((HT: ESPN))He got to bunt a ball off his face while taking BP in the cage today...Not the welcome back he was looking for...As Ravvy says, Burnett is heading back to Pittsburgh to have his eye looked at...The HQ, naturally, hopes everything is okay after the shiner disappears...
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Daniel McCutchen is giving new Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher AJ Burnett his number 34. He's getting 529 in return:
Daniel McCutchen got a college fund, for his unborn...
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BRADENTON, Fla. -- Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett was struck in the face by a batted ball on Wednesday, and will fly from the team’s spring training complex to Pittsburgh to have his right eye examined by team doctors.
The former Yanees pitcher was injured as he hit during...
Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett fouled a ball off his face near his right eye this morning during a bunting drill in spring training camp. An initial examination indicated the injury was not serious.
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett was struck in the face by a batted ball on Wednesday, and will fly from the team's spring training complex to Pittsburgh to have his right eye examined by team doctors.
When A.J. Burnett was traded to Pittsburgh last week, everyone was wondering who would fill the righty’s role as the designated pie thrower.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett was struck in the face by a batted ball on Wednesday, and will fly from the team's spring training complex to Pittsburgh to have his right eye examined by team doctors.
A.J. Burnett bunted a ball into his right eye socket Wednesday morning, leaving the Pirate City field with a trainer pressing a towel to the impacted area. Manager Clint Hurdle said, "He'll be all right."
Pirates hurler A.J. Burnett suffered a right eye injury and is headed back to Pittsburgh for further evaluation.
Good morning from Pirate City.
– Today’s scheduled pitchers to throw live BP:
Field 1: A.J. Burnett, Jeff Locke, Logan Kensing, Tim Wood
Field 2: Jeff Karstens, Daniel Moskos, Bryan Morris, Mike Crotta
Field 3: Kyle McPherson, Rudy Owens, Jared Hughes
Field 4: Kevin Correia, Gerrit Cole, Justin Wilson, Duke Welker
The pitchers will throw “two innings”, 18 pitches per inning...